It’s all go in summer for Greenland’s glaciers13 July 2018
It’s all go in summer for Greenland’s glaciers13 July 2018 The Copernicus Sentinel-1 mission has revealed that, on average, Greenland’s glaciers are now flowing more slowly into the Arctic Ocean. While glacial flow may have slowed overall, in summer glaciers flow 25% faster than they do in the winter.
Copernicus Sentinel-5P releases first data11 July 2018
Copernicus Sentinel-5P releases first data11 July 2018 Following months of tests and careful evaluation, the first data on air pollutants from the Copernicus Sentinel-5P satellite have been released. These first maps show a range of trace gases that affect air quality such as carbon monoxide, nitrogen dio...
MetOp-C launch campaign kicks off09 July 2018
MetOp-C launch campaign kicks off09 July 2018 The MetOp-C launch campaign has kicked off with the first of three Antonovs landing at Cayenne Airport, French Guiana on 20 June.
Full steam ahead for Aeolus launch 06 July 2018
Full steam ahead for Aeolus launch 06 July 2018 Having set sail from France on 15 June - Global Wind Day, ESA’s Aeolus wind satellite has arrived safe and sound at the launch site in French Guiana.
Earth’s squishy interior gives rapid rise to Antarctica22 June 2018 Parts of Earth’s crust are rising very slowly owing to post-glacial rebound, but using GPS, researchers have found that West Antarctica is rising faster than almost anywhere else in the world. And, ESA’s GOCE gravity mission has, in turn, helped them...
Copernicus 20 years on21 June 2018
Copernicus 20 years on21 June 2018 This week marks 20 years since the manifesto was signed that gave rise to Europe’s Copernicus environmental programme. With seven Sentinel satellites already in orbit delivering terabytes of data every day, Copernicus is the biggest provider of Earth...
2/5 Remove before flight🚀 When preparing a satellite for launch, the engineers use big red tags to mark components that… t.co/ZCxMcaUVI6 19 Jul 2018 11:58:56